The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced 77 candidates out of 90 for the Chhattisgarh state elections in its first Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting here in Delhi. Former IAS officer OP Chaudhary will be contesting from Chhattisgarh's Kharsia constituency, said JP Nadda after BJP's CEC meeting.
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For Telangana assembly polls, BJP has decided the contestants for 38 seats, according to the minister. 13 seats have also been finalised for the Mizoram polls.
BJP Central Election Committee Meeting: Here is the list of candidates
BJP Central Election Committee Meeting: List of candidates for Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram assembly elections pic.twitter.com/b5KUgJRVnw— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) October 20, 2018
BJP has 14 members in the Central Election Committee: PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Thavar Chandra Gehlot, Anant Kumar, Ram Lal, party spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain, J P Nadda, Jual Oram, Mahila Morcha and Vijaya Rahatkar.